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Pavilion DV7 Blu-ray drive replacement

Q: Pavilion DV7 Blu-ray drive replacement

I have a HP Pavilion DV7 - 4285dx which comes with a Multi DVD +/- DL blah blah whatever drive in it. (no bluray)

I would like to know if I could find a replacement bluray drive for this laptop.

Does anyone know where I could find this or if this is even possible?

I would assume its possible since that I had bought a bluray drive for my PC, and it works.

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A: Pavilion DV7 Blu-ray drive replacement

After some more research I found a replacement part that should work.

For anyone looking for similar answers, the part number is 605417-001 CT21L

Just do a google search with part of that number or all to help find the correct parts.

Thanks everyone....

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Thanks!
 

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A:HP pavilion ZE5170 replacement hard drive

I realize you probably already bought and installed a drive, but, to help anyone else, I just replaced the original HDD (it crashed) in my HP Pavilion ze 5170 with a HITACHI Travelstar 5K100 HTS541010G9AT00 (13G1591) 100GB 5400 RPM ATA-6 Notebook Hard Drive from newegg.com for $70 shipped. It's quieter, faster, and larger than the original 40GB drive and so far it works great.
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A:Re: hp pavilion dv7 cpu fan replacement

 @stardisplays Welcome to HP Forums, this is a great place to get support, find answers and tips,Thank you for posting your query, I'll be more than glad to help you out  As I understand you want to replace the CPU Fan and require the type of fan compatible with the DV7,I will be able to provide support, although, it would be a limited support as HP doesn't recommend replacing the fan on your own as it may impact damage upon other parts, Nevertheless, to answer your question: 640903-001 (This is compatible with your series) You could also find your parts on the HP Parts store: Click here Let me know if you need any further assistance,Happy to help,Regards,

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A:Pavilion dv6 3230us cooling fan replacement?

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A:Replacement cooling fan for HP Pavilion DM4-3050us

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A:Which replacement cooling fan do I need for my Pavilion DV6T...

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A:Replacement Keyboard For Hp Pavilion 17-f042ng

It looks like your best bet is to reach out to HP and see what other models are compatible in a 17 inch model keyboard.

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Check here and make sure that you have a PayPal account:
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A:HP Pavilion X2 10.1 2in1 (32GB): replacement of the connecta...

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A:CPU replacement issues with Pavilion DV5000 laptop

Hi, Did you buy the RIGHT part number from HP or from other shops ? Normal retail CPU's won't work. Please don't ask me why but believe me, it's simply won't work. Regards.

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A:HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-p189na keyboard Replacement

@Phil_M_H? We would need the country of your choice and the color. "Black or White???" REO

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A:Frame and hinge replacement - HP Pavilion dm4 laptop

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A:Cooling fan replacement advice for HP Pavilion dv6-6093ex notebook

I would say the components are (in order): thermal compound - heatsink and then the fan

You would need thermal compound too. And an appropriate cleaning solution to remove previous compound.

I wouldn't know how handy you are, do you end up with spare screws when you try fixing stuff?

Any fan is operated like that, some differences apply depending on fan specs and controlling hardware.

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Hi, Please check the following list:     http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=XG750UA If NO available part that means you have to try from eBay. Regards.

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Check all the cables.

Check your HD.
Disk Check

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I just decided to run down to the local BestBuy and pick up a new BD drive.

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Regarding the reference to a Master DVD Drive:
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A:Replacement DVD Drive

The important bit when replacing a laptop optical drive is the bezel - the rest of the drive is a standard size and fit.
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A:drive replacement --- what now?

Try switching the jumper on the master HD to the old position (i'm assuming that you're using cable select at the moment?... If so, just switch it to master)
 

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A:Hard drive replacement

By any chance, does your old HDD have a metal casing?
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What do you mean?

An image of your C partition?

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A:Replacement Hard drive

terfig wrote:..... Can't afford sata right now. ...Hi, You MUST use SATA, no choice. Probably you are talking about SSD. There are many standard HDD's around. I bought one of the following HDD's last week to test few things - much cheaper elsewhere    http://cplonline.com.au/hard-drives/laptop-hard-drives/2-5-seagate-1tb-with-8g-mlc-seagate-momentus-xt-laptop-hdd-st1000lm014.html   http://cplonline.com.au/hard-drives/laptop-hard-drives/seagate-st1000lx001-1tb-laptop-sshd-w-32gb-nand-2-5inch-sata.html You can buy Toshiba, WD, Hitachi, ... Regards.

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A:Hard Drive Replacement

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A:Which replacement hard drive ?

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